Board of Trustees

About the Board

The purpose is to oversee the City's self-insured medical program and to make recommendations to the City Council regarding trust fund programs, including reserve levels to assure stability and security of the trust fund.

The board of trustees shall consist of five member trustees acting in a fiduciary role and one non-voting member. The human resources director shall serve as a non-voting member. The trustees shall consist of the chief financial officer of the City who will serve as the staff liaison, and four residents appointed by the City Council. Resident trustees must not have been employed by the City and must have expertise in the field of finance, insurance, employment benefits or healthcare.

Powers and duties. The board of trustees shall have the following powers and duties:
  • Provide for an annual audit to be conducted by an external auditor, a copy of which shall be kept on file with the City Clerk.
  • Provide for a periodic actuarial study, not less than every two years, to assess the adequacy of the funding level of each trust, a copy of which shall be kept on file with the City Clerk.
Meetings are held at least once per quarter. For more information about the Board of Trustees, please contact Lindsey Duncan - Finance Director at 623-222-1820.
Members: Term Expires:
Robert Ferraro - Chair 06/30/2018
Gwen Skorupan - Vice Chair 06/30/2018
Andrew Orlikoff 06/30/2017
Aaron Bacon 09/06/2020
Lindsey Duncan, Surprise CFO